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  • Garcia Hong Law APC

    Address

    5677 Oberlin Drive
    Suite 204
    San Diego, California 92121

    Phone

    858-255-0163

Valerie Garcia Hong founded Garcia Hong Law to offer quality legal services and value to our business clients and individuals. As a trusted adviser and legal counsel, Valerie has represented Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and individuals in business, professional liability, real estate, and personal injury disputes. From pre-litigation dispute resolution to oral argument on appeal, Valerie focuses on the big picture and provides comprehensive, cost-efficient strategies.

Valerie has been recognized by her peers and clients with several awards including the Top 25 Women San Diego Super Lawyers® and Top 50 Women San Diego Super Lawyers® for three consecutive years. 

Valerie is also an Adjunct Professor at California Western School of Law, where she teaches a simulated law office on professional responsibility and civil litigation. She has also worked as a judicial extern for Hon. Joan Lefkow in the Northern District of Illinois. She obtained her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law and Bachelors of Science in Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating
  • Top 25 Women San Diego Super Lawyers® by Super Lawyers Magazine (2019-2021)
  • Top 50 San Diego Super Lawyers by Super Lawyers® Magazine (2019-2021)
  • Super Lawyer (2016-2021) by Super Lawyers® Magazine
  • Best Lawyers of America® in Legal Malpractice - Defendants and Personal Injury - Plaintiffs (2020-2022)
  • San Diego County Bar Association’s Service to the Legal Community Award (2020)
  • 40 Top Business Leaders Under 40 Finalist by San Diego Business Journal (2018)
  • Best of the Bar by San Diego Business Journal (2015-2016)
  • Top Attorney for Insurance Defense and Corporate Litigation by San Diego Daily Transcript (2013-2014)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • The Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court (Master)
  • Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego (President)
  • Women of Color in the Law (Director)
  • Filipino American Chamber of Commerce - San Diego (Director)
  • Pag-Asa Legal Clinic (Director)
  • San Diego County Bar Association's Civil Litigation Committee 
  • San Diego County Bar Association's Ethnic & Racial Diversity Committee 
  • San Diego County Bar Association's Appellate Committee 
  • Ladies on Course Golf Club (President)
  • Reading Legacies (Board of Trustees)

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • National Filipino American Lawyers Association: “Cybersecurity and Legal Malpractice” (2020)
  • San Diego County Bar Association / Law + Technology Summit: “Ethics of Technology & How Not to Commit Malpractice with your Computer” (2019)
  • San Diego County Bar Association / Civil Litigation Committee: “Essentials for a Civil Litigator’s Toolbox – Ethics in Mediation” (2018)
  • Ahern Insurance / McCarthy & Holthus: “Ethics and Substance Abuse” (2018)
  • Lawyers Club / International Women’s Day: “Challenges Facing Women Trial Lawyers” (2018)
  • San Diego Defense Lawyers: “Appellate Issues for Civil Defense Litigators” (2016)